Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Megan Geigner

Megan E. Geigner has had her work published in New Theatre Quarterly, Theatre Journal, Modern Drama, Theatre History Studies, and Cosmopolitan Review. Her research focuses on the way performance creates ethnic, civic, and racial identity in and at such events as parades, world’s fairs, commemorative monuments, and traditional theatre. She is also an officer with the Association for Theatre in Higher Education and an artistic associate with Chicago’s TimeLine Theatre. From 2009-2016, she was served on the board of director of the Neo-Futurists (Chicago); from 2016-19, she was the director of the United States Naval Academy theatre program; and for the last twelve years, she has worked as a dramaturg at several theatres in Chicago. She is an Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Cook Family Writing Program at Northwestern University where she teaches courses on writing about identity, technical writing, and writing in business settings.